JAMMU: The White Knight Environment Golf Cup was played at the White Knight Environmental Park (WKEPTA), Nagrota on 22 April 12. His Excellency, Governor of J&K, Shri NN Vohra graced the occasion. Lieutenant General KT Parnaik, PVSM, UYSM, YSM, GOC-in-C, Northern Comd, Lieutenant General AS Nandal, AVSM, SM, GOC 16 Corps and Shri Kuldip Khoda, DGP J&K were among the dignitaries who participated in the event.
Located at the foothills of Nagrota and blessed with breathtaking beauty by Mother Nature, the WKEPTA offered a environment amidst which 64 players from all across the state participated in the cup.
The event was played as Stable Ford over eighteen holes in accordance with the rules of “The Royal and Ancient Golf Course of St. Andrews” and local reules of WKEPTA, Nagrota. The participants were org into 16 ‘Four Balls’.
The best card was declared as the winner. Governor Shri NN Vohra and Lieutenant General KT Parnaik, PVSM, UYSM, YSM, GOC-in-C Northern Comd gave away the prizes to the winner and runner-up in various categories. These incl Best Net, Best Gross, Best Stable Ford, Straightest Drive, Longest Drive and Closest to Pin. The ladies also got an opportunity to exhibit their golfing skills in the special ‘Putting’ event organized exclusively for them. The glittering White Knight Cup was awarded to the winner of the tournament, Brigadier MC Badani.